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Number 

Photo 

Date 

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Location 
Legend 


Rl-18-36 

David B. Marshall 
June 10 . 1982 

Hawaiian Islands National Wildlife Refuge 
Nihoa millerbird on nest in shrubby gro 
of' chenapodium sandwicheum and Sid^ fal^ax 

Sihoa'a 146 acres and no ^ereelsa in the world- « 
S ^“fat of tnis 

hird found on Nihoa. It contained one egg which 
„as being incubated by two individuals presumably 
male and female. Another form of the miller , 
considered by some to be a differen speci , 
formerly present on Laysan and is now extinct. It 
can be said that this is one of the rarest birds in 
the world and even on Nihoa it is not very abundant. 







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